garbled "Education is our Mission" page on Amazon.com/xo
meta.sj at gmail.com
Mon Nov 17 16:42:47 EST 2008
Thanks, skier. we have a website rt queue now for things like this :
website at rt.laptop.org ... SJ
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 4:23 PM, S Page <info at skierpage.com> wrote:
> Congrats on the amazon.com/xo relaunch!
> The XO picture at amazon.com/xo links to
> http://www.amazon.com/b?ie=UTF8&node=1243369011 and that has several
> garbled characters in place of apostrophes and some other punctuation, e.g.
> Children are consigned to poverty and isolation[\0x1a]just like their
> parents[\0x1a]never knowing
> On Windows XP, MSIE 7 displays a box, Firefox 3.1 display its "unknown
> glyph" 001A box, while Chrome just leaves out the apostrophe or dash.
> 0x001A is ASCII Ctrl-Z so I'm not sure what's going on. I couldn't find
> an encoding in Firefox where it worked.
> Also, near the end it says
> please visit laptop.org.
> laptop.org is green (and so is the period/full stop), but it's not a
> hyperlink. For grins, here's the HTML :-) :)
> please visit </font><font color="#494949" face="Arial, Helvetica,
> sans-serif" size="2"><font color="#54b948" face="Arial, Helvetica,
> sans-serif" size="2">laptop.org.</font></font>
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